Elyse Lord

1900-1971. A British artist and illustrator who worked in watercolours and drypoint etching.

Trained at the Heatherley School of Art in Chelsea. Later became a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. Various large exhibitions of her works were held during her lifetime.

Her images typically draw on the Art Deco movement and ideas of Oriental culture, despite the fact that she never visited the Far East.